CentOS Update for thunderbird CESA-2013:0145 centos5

Published: 2013-01-21 04:12:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'thunderbird' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Affected Versions:
thunderbird on CentOS 5

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Packages.

Technical Details:
Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed content. Malicious content could cause Thunderbird to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0744, CVE-2013-0746, CVE-2013-0750, CVE-2013-0753, CVE-2013-0754, CVE-2013-0762, CVE-2013-0766, CVE-2013-0767, CVE-2013-0769) A flaw was found in the way Chrome Object Wrappers were implemented. Malicious content could be used to cause Thunderbird to execute arbitrary code via plug-ins installed in Thunderbird. (CVE-2013-0758) A flaw in the way Thunderbird displayed URL values could allow malicious content or a user to perform a phishing attack. (CVE-2013-0759) An information disclosure flaw was found in the way certain JavaScript functions were implemented in Thunderbird. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) and other security restrictions. (CVE-2013-0748) Red Hat would like to thank the Mozilla project for reporting these issues. Upstream acknowledges Atte Kettunen, Boris Zbarsky, pa_kt, regenrecht, Abhishek Arya, Christoph Diehl, Christian Holler, Mats Palmgren, Chiaki Ishikawa, Mariusz Mlynski, Masato Kinugawa, and Jesse Ruderman as the original reporters of these issues. Note: All issues except CVE-2013-0744, CVE-2013-0753, and CVE-2013-0754 cannot be exploited by a specially-crafted HTML mail message as JavaScript is disabled by default for mail messages. They could be exploited another way in Thunderbird, for example, when viewing the full remote content of an RSS feed. All Thunderbird users should upgrade to this updated Linux Distribution Package, which contains Thunderbird version 10.0.12 ESR, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Thunderbird must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0744
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0746
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0748
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0750
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0753
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0754
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0758
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0759
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0762
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0766
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0767
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-0769

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2013-January/019201.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2013-01-21
Modified
2019-03-15
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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